Dr. Miguel Alfaro -Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. Miguel Alfaro, M.D.


San José, Costa Rica

Costa Rica provides you the opportunity to have aesthetic surgery performed in the privacy of a relaxed, pleasant setting for much less than you would normally pay. Costa Rica offers excellent technical facilities to achieve the best success possible during any surgical intervention. In addition to its near perfect climate, the warmth and friendliness of the people of Costa Rica allows you a calm and complete recovery process.

Dr. Miguel Alfaro, M.D. graduated from University of Costa Rica Medical School. Trained in general surgery at University of Costa Rica, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and University of Missouri, Columbia. He completed Residency studies in plastic reconstructive surgery at the University of Colorado Medical Center in Denver in 1976.

He is currently a faculty member at the Medical School of the University of Costa Rica and has been sponsorship professor at the University of Toronto and the University of Melbourne. In addition to being an active member of many renown medical societies and having his research published in prestigious medical journals, doctor Alfaro is currently, Chairman of the Department of Surgery of the National Hospital San Juan de Díos in Costa Rica and former Chief of the Plastic Surgery Service and Chief of the Burn Unit at the same hospital. This is a university teaching hospital with 1000 adults beds.

 Clinical Facilities:
Hospital CIMA SAN JOSE is one of the best private hospitals in Costa Rica.... fully equipped with the latest technological instruments. Patients will arrive for their procedure at a separate private room. The hospital and its friendly staff cater to the needs of plastic surgery patients. Nurses and doctors are available 24 hours a day.

Anesthesia and monitoring equipment are state-of-the-art and provided for your safety and comfort. A certified Anesthesiologist doctor will interview you prior to surgery, assess you for anesthesia and be in attendance until you are ready to leave the clinic.

 Post-Surgical Recovery:
After you leave the hospital, your post-surgical recovery time will be spent in one of the many pleasant hotels in San José; or, at an enchanting recovery retreat exceptionally prepared to cater to your every need.

Face Lift (Rhytidectomy) Eyelids (Blepharoplasty)
Cosmetic Surgery of the Nose Breast Enlargement
Breast Reduction Abdominoplasty
Maxillofacial Surgery Corrective Ear Surgery
Dermabrasion, Chemical Peel and Fat Injections Lipoesculpture (Liposuction) since 1976
Hand Surgery

Ask Dr. Miguel Alfaro by e-mail, or for additional information please write a letter or fax to the above address. He will gladly inform you of the costs, time schedule, accommodations, and any other information you may need.

E-Mail to: malfaro@racsa.co.cr

Please visit http://www.plasticsurgery.co.cr/

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